University of Manchester PhD Scholarships 2017, UK

Publish Date: Jan 20, 2017

Deadline: Mar 04, 2017


Two PhD scholarships are available in the Faculty of Humanities for candidates who are currently pursuing a masters degree at or a recent graduate of The University of Manchester for doctoral studies commencing in 2016/17. The funds are made available through the Division of Development and Alumni Relations (DDAR) from donation to the University of Manchester.

The scholarship value is £18,000 per year for three years to cover tuition fees and maintenance allowance.

Eligibility criteria

  • Applicants must be currently pursuing a masters degree at or have graduated from The University of Manchester within the last 4 years
  • Applicants may be of any nationality and residency status
  • Students who have already started their doctoral degree are not eligible
  • Their proposed research project must be related to one of the following of the University’s philanthropic research themes:
    • Energy and sustainability   
    • Enterprise and innovation
    • Prevention and screening for a healthy future
    • Global poverty and humanitarian assistance


Applications and all supporting documentation must be received in the School by Friday 1 April 2016.  Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm on Friday 1 April will not be included in the competition. Incomplete applications will also not be considered.

How to apply

As part of your funding application, please include the following documents:

  1. Research Impact application form
  2. Degree certificate and transcripts
  3. Research proposal
  4. References

E-mail your completed funding application form with supporting documentation to:


In order to ensure that you hold an offer for a place on the programme by the funding deadline, you must submit your PhD application by Friday 4 March 2016. If you are not in receipt of an offer you will not be included in the competition.

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